Axar.az
UP
16 December 2017


Suicide attack at Somali prison kills 1 solider

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

At least one soldier was killed on Friday, when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the central prison in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, a security official said.

“One of our brave soldiers lost his life as he tried to prevent the attack,” said Ahmed Arab, Security Ministry spokesman .

The main target of the attack was Gen. Hussein Hassan Osman, commander of the Custodial Corps -- a police branch which guards prisons, state media reported.

The commander, who was inside the prison at the time of attack, survived the alleged assassination attempt.

Militant group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack.

It is unclear how the bomber managed to pass through security checks around the prison..

Date
2017.08.12 / 10:47
Author
Axar.az
Comments
loading...
See also

Al Azhar condemns Israeli violence against Palestinians

Russia sends medicines to Cuba affected by Irma

Japan supports Iran nuclear deal

Kadyrov says two kids rescued in Syria return to Russia

Saudi Arabia lets women drive motorcycles and trucks

27-year-old man hangs himself in Gyumri

Boris Johnson warns North Korea could hit UK in 6 months

Peru’s Congress votes to mull impeaching president

Putin sends greeting to Kazakhstan’s president

Son of former prime minister Mesut Yılmaz found shot dead

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla